McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Elbert Thomas Blackburn

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 170B; Image
26 of 66; Family #213/213.
Listed as Elbert Blackburn; age 12; born in VA; in household of mother, Piety (Justice)
Blackburn-Mays.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3396; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert (sic, Elbert) Blackburn; age 18; born 5 Mar 1900 (differs from death certificate); living at
Hensley, WV; driver for J.B.B. Coal Co, Hensley, WV; nearest relative, Columbus Blackburn,
Hurley, Buchanan Co, VA; medium height with slender build; brown eyes and brown hair.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Blackburn; age 19; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Joe and Piety; married on 30 Nov 1918 at Hensley, WV; Clara Hicks; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Elizabeth.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12/13 Jan 1920; Page 219B;
Image 14 of 17; Family #169/173.
Listed as Elbert Blackburn; age 20; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 209B;
Image 34 of 75; Family #288/304.
Listed as Elbert Blackburn; age 31; born in VA; married; boarder; drill man in coal mine; in
household of Mat Hicks.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 27 Apr
1940; Page 736A; Image 35 of 48; Household #293.
Listed as Elbert Blackburn; age 42; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.
7. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #6212; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elbert Thomas Blackburn; age 45; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; never (sic) married; coal miner;
living in Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV; son of Joseph and Pietta (Justus) Cook (?); married on 25 Mar
1944 at Grundy, VA; Myrtle Hyder; age 29; born in Wise (sic, Scott) Co, VA; single; never married; living
at Hemphill, WV; daughter of William and Josephine (,Mclemore) Hyder.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 005469; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Thomas Blackbrn; ag 62; born 2 Mar 1898 at Hurley, VA; married; miner; living at
Roderfield, WV; SS# 236-05-1013; son of Columbs and Pitty (Justice) Blackburn; died 24
Mar 1960 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from rupture of arteriosclerotic abdominal aneurysm;
buried 27 Mar 1960 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Kenneth Bowen; 11 Apr 2013.
Elbert Thomas Blackburn; born 2 Mar 1898; died 24 Mar 1960; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.


Myrtle Hyder

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 33B; Image 66 of 92;
Family #660/669.
Listed as Myrtle Hyder; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, William Hyder.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 198B; Image 12 of 75;
Family #116/117.
Listed as Myrtle Hyder; age 15; born in VA; in household of step-father, Samuel Jones.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 27 Apr
1940; Page 736A; Image 35 of 48; Household #293.
Listed as Myrtle Blackburn; age 25; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Elbert T. Blackburn.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #6212; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elbert Thomas Blackburn; age 45; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; never (sic) married; coal miner;
living in Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV; son of Joseph and Pietta (Justus) Cook (?); married on 25 Mar
1944 at Grundy, VA; Myrtle Hyder; age 29; born in Wise (sic, Scott) Co, VA; single; never married; living
at Hemphill, WV; daughter of William and Josephine (,Mclemore) Hyder.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 010843; WV Archives Web Site.
Myrtle Jone Gouge; age 46; born in Apr 1915 in Scott Co, VA; married; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter
of William and Hattie J. (Maclamore) Hyder; died 25 Jul 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cerebral
metastasis, carcinoma of lung; buried; 27 Jul 1961 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 3 Dec 2013.
Myrtle Jones Gouge; born 17 Apr 1914; died 26 Jul 1961; buried here; headstone and death certificate
photos shown.


Leonard "Otis" Blackburn

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
Leonard "Otis" Blackburn; born 10 Sep 1898; died 3 Oct 1987; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with wife, Nell A. (Leftwich) Blackburn; "OUR FATHER WHICH ART IN HEAVEN".


Nell Agnes Leftwich

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
Nell A. Blackburn; born 7 Jul 1913; died 29 Jul 1991; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, leonard "Otis" Blackburn; "OUR FATHER WHICH ART IN HEAVEN".


Patricia Ann Blackburn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9362; WV Archives Web Site.
Patricia Ann Blackburn; born 7 Apr 1941 at Jr. Poca, WV; living at premier, WV; daughter of Otis
Blackburn, born in Wilkes Co, NC, and Nell Leftwich Blackburn, born in Carrol Co, VA; died 2 Jul
1941; from bronchopneumonia due to whooping cough; buried 4 Jul 1941 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Mar 2014.
Patricia Ann Blackburn; born 7 Apr 1941; died 2 Jul 1941; buried here; headstone photo shown; "OUR
DARLING".


Cora Breeding

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16057; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Bland; age 43 yrs, 10 mons, 5 days; born 15 Nov 1883 in GA; married; colored; housekeeper;
daughter of Daniel and Priscilla (Curtis) Breeden, both born in GA; died 20 Sep 1927 at Litwar, WV;
from paralysis complicating, chronic luhbutis(sp?, can't read); no burial information; informant, Millard
Bland.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Aug 2012.
Cora Breeden Bland; born 15 Nov 1883; died 20 Sep 1927; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Millard Bland

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 113B; Image
50 of 62; Family #496/509.
Listed as Millard Bland; age 49; born in GA; widowed; trackman, Negro; boarder; in household of
Zenith M. Leeper.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Bland; age 43; born in GA; widowed; black; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Gus and Emery;
married on 18 Sep 1930 at Welch, WV; Georgia McDowell; age 40; born in NC; divorced; black;
daughter of Wesley and Rachel.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1935); Page 20; Line #4; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Bland; age 45 yrs, 11 mons, 2 days; born 24 Aug 1889 in GA; married; colored; miner;
son of unknown parents; died 26 jul 1935 at Six, WV; from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 28
Jul 1935 at Coalwood, WV; informant, Georgia Bland.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Aug 2012.
Millard Bland; born 24 Aug 1889 in Augusta, Richmond Co, GA; died 26 Jul 1935 at Coalwood, WV
(sic, death registry states, Six, WV); buried here (sic, death registry states, Coalwood, WV); no grave
marker photo shown.


Georgia McDowell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Bland; age 43; born in GA; widowed; black; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Gus and Emery;
married on 18 Sep 1930 at Welch, WV; Georgia McDowell; age 40; born in NC; divorced; black;
daughter of Wesley and Rachel.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12763; WV Archives Web Site.
Georgia Bland; age 55 yrs, 9 mons; born 2 Dec 1888 in Lowesville, NC; widow; colored; cook for
US Coal and Coke; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Wesley and Rachial (Owens) McDowell, both born
in Lowesville, NC; died 2 oct 1943 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from confluent?; bronchial pneumonia;
pulmonary abcess with ceredral abcess; buried 5 oct 1943 at Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Aug 2012.
Georgia McDowell Bland; born 2 Dec 1888 in Lowesville, Lincoln Co, NC; died 2 oct 1943 at Welch, WV;
buried here; no grave marker photo shown;


Millard Bland

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 113B; Image
50 of 62; Family #496/509.
Listed as Millard Bland; age 49; born in GA; widowed; trackman, Negro; boarder; in household of
Zenith M. Leeper.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Bland; age 43; born in GA; widowed; black; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Gus and Emery;
married on 18 Sep 1930 at Welch, WV; Georgia McDowell; age 40; born in NC; divorced; black;
daughter of Wesley and Rachel.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1935); Page 20; Line #4; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Bland; age 45 yrs, 11 mons, 2 days; born 24 Aug 1889 in GA; married; colored; miner;
son of unknown parents; died 26 jul 1935 at Six, WV; from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 28
Jul 1935 at Coalwood, WV; informant, Georgia Bland.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Aug 2012.
Millard Bland; born 24 Aug 1889 in Augusta, Richmond Co, GA; died 26 Jul 1935 at Coalwood, WV
(sic, death registry states, Six, WV); buried here (sic, death registry states, Coalwood, WV); no grave
marker photo shown.


Roy Taylor Bland

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 284; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Bland; age 24; born in Montgomery Co, VA; single; clerk; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Robert and Hattie; married on 22 Nov 1933 at Iaeger, WV; Bessie Kirtner; age 25; born in
Montgomery Co, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of John and Catherine.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certicate #16131; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Taylor Bland; age 38; born 6 Mar 1911 in Sinking Creek, VA; married; grocery
store clerk; living at Iaeger, WV; SS# 233-22-0851; son of Robert and Hattie (Barnett)
Bland; died 20 Sep 1949 at Iaeger, WV; form hemolytic anemia; buried; 22 Sep 1949
at Roderfield, WV; informant, Earnie Renn.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Aug 2012; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Roy Taylor Bland; born 6 Mar 1911; died 20 Sep 1949; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Bessie Kirtner

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 284; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Bland; age 24; born in Montgomery Co, VA; single; clerk; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Robert and Hattie; married on 22 Nov 1933 at Iaeger, WV; Bessie Kirtner; age 25; born in
Montgomery Co, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of John and Catherine.